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by mgcjag
Sat Feb 24, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: "...remove bolts securing propeller shaft..."
Replies: 10
Views: 104
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Re: "...remove bolts securing propeller shaft..."

Get some heat on the nuts....a hand held propane torch can work wonders... Steve
by mgcjag
Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Two seat FHC
Replies: 4
Views: 146
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Re: Two seat FHC

Hi Colin.....S1 & S2 FHC are all 2 seats.......S1& S2 2+2 are all 4 seats....2+2 should not refered to as fhc......S3 either come an an ots or a 2+2..... There is not a S3 fhc (2seats)....and S3 2+2 should not be refered to as fhc.....Steve
by mgcjag
Fri Feb 23, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: General
Topic: Part number
Replies: 4
Views: 136
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Re: Part number

Hi Whats your name...please try to put it in as a signature......the part numbers i gave above are for a hardtop...yes they are expensive.... Steve
by mgcjag
Fri Feb 23, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: New Member seeking S3
Replies: 12
Views: 149
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Re: New Member seeking S3

Hi Colin...welcom to the forum.....good luck with the search.....take your time and look at as many as possible, bad ones and good ones...you then get to know what to look out for..... Steve
by mgcjag
Thu Feb 22, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Part number
Replies: 4
Views: 136
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Re: Part number

Hi...do you mean a hardtop that fits on a convertable......or are you refering to the rear screen on a fhc.. Steve
Edit......for a hardtop....BD38250 & BD38251 & Joining clip BD5366/1....have a look at the SNG site https://www.sngbarratt.com/uk/#!/Englis ... bf77708106
by mgcjag
Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: Series 2
Topic: re-trim
Replies: 5
Views: 130
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Re: re-trim

BAS or Aldridge....both at the top if their game......rear hatch trim with glass out...and rear quarter lights out.....cant think of any thing else although would probably be easier to do headlining with it out.....i done a diy on my S2 2+2...front seat covers and carpet set and center consul kit......
by mgcjag
Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Series 2 rear çalipers on a series 1
Replies: 5
Views: 192
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Re: Series 2 rear çalipers on a series 1

Does this help Tim...viewtopic.php?f=3&t=3748
by mgcjag
Tue Feb 20, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Interior
Replies: 7
Views: 230
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Re: Interior

Hi Johan......I you are doing the job your self then considerable saving can be made...i had the seat covers and carpet set made....and purchased the center consul kit.....then just purchased vinyl by the meter...its much easyer if you already have the old trim as a patern.....new door cards can eas...
by mgcjag
Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: Paint colour
Replies: 2
Views: 131
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Re: Paint colour

Lots of info in the knowledge base section..paint colours etc....viewtopic.php?f=16&t=5536
viewtopic.php?f=16&t=951
by mgcjag
Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Interior
Replies: 7
Views: 230
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Re: Interior

Hi...whats your name...please try to post it with your car model in the signature area.......are you intending to buy a kit and install yourself or have the trimmer install....here are a couple of photos of my diy trim useing Aldridge supplied trim......Steve https://s14.postimg.org/fvta75vtd/201706...
by mgcjag
Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: Series 1
Topic: Automatic to manual gearbox swap
Replies: 2
Views: 111
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Re: Automatic to manual gearbox swap

Hi Alex......what you intend to do has been done many times before usually with a non E type 4 syncro & overdrive...dont know of any detailed reports or parts lists but lots of info on the forum if you try a search...also you will get plenty of help from any specific questions you post......are you ...
by mgcjag
Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Overdrive in E-type
Replies: 6
Views: 239
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Re: Overdrive in E-type

Hi Graham...are you saying that there was one that was built to order.....and your looking for info on it....as Andrew above as far as im aware none were ever fitted from the factory.. Steve
by mgcjag
Mon Feb 19, 2018 12:43 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Restoring Carburettors - Tips, Methods ?
Replies: 24
Views: 691
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Re: Restoring Carburettors - Tips, Methods ?

Hi Rory..the reason i mentioned plastic beads is becaus thats what you posted above..as note 2 from David Lonsdale.... Steve
by mgcjag
Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Restoring Carburettors - Tips, Methods ?
Replies: 24
Views: 691
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Re: Restoring Carburettors - Tips, Methods ?

Hi Rory...what blast medium did you use..you mention fine bead but was it plastic or glass... Thanks.. Steve
by mgcjag
Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Flaring tool
Replies: 15
Views: 377
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Re: Flaring tool

Just a couple of tips when making your pipe ends......when cutting the end off square with a pipe cutter take it very slow in winding in the cutter.......if you take too big a cut at any one time it will round off the outer edge of the pipe.....also once you have cut through there is a small burr le...
by mgcjag
Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Advice please
Replies: 24
Views: 652
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Re: Advice please

Hi Paul...this is the very first booklet you should get..the author Peter Crespin is a regular on the forum
it gives you all the basics.. Steve
by mgcjag
Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: seat Belts
Replies: 1
Views: 85
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Re: seat Belts

Hi...Whats your name..please try to put it in as a signature with your car model....what car do you have....think i remember that is its a 2+2 then the off the shelf SNG belts will be too short..its on the forum somewhere..have a search....personally i can recommend http://www.fdts-seatbelts.co.uk i...
by mgcjag
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Advice please
Replies: 24
Views: 652
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Re: Advice please

Hi Paul...also worth putting in your location....get to know E owners in your area....Steve
by mgcjag
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Advice please
Replies: 24
Views: 652
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Re: Advice please

Hi Paul welcom to the forum....best advice i can give is take your time and look at as many as possible befor you consider buying.....you must have been looking and have some idea of prices.....a good starting point would to contact Angus Moss at http://www.mossjaguar.com/index.html he is also a mod...